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  3. 9/24/17

    1789 Congress passed the First Judiciary Act which provided for a U.S. attorney general and the Supreme Court. 1957 The Brooklyn Dodgers played their last game at Ebbets Field. 1960 The Enterprise, the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, was launched. 1969 The trial of the "Chicago Eight," radical antiwar and counterculture activists accused of conspiring to incite riots at the 1968 Democratic convention, began. 1991 Children's author Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, died at age 87. ***************************************************************************************DAILY EXTRA**************************************************** 1996.................................The United States and the world's other major nuclear powers signed a treaty to end all testing and development of nuclear weapons. Countries with Nuclear Weapons Capability Acknowledged: U.K., China, France, India, Pakistan, Russia, United States, Israel, North Korea1 Seeking: Syria, Iran2 Abandoned: South Africa constructed but then voluntarily dismantled six uranium bombs. Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine; when Soviet Union broke up, these former states possessed nuclear warheads that they have since given up and declared themselves non-nuclear weapon states. 1. North Korea tested its first nuclear device on October 9, 2006; a second test took place in 2009. The 1968 Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) recognizes five nuclear weapon states (France, China, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States) 2. In Aug. 2005, U.S. intelligence estimated that Iran would possess nuclear weapons in the next decade. In Jan. 2006, Iran announced its decision to restart nuclear research. Both Syria and Iran have undertaken questionable nuclear activities and been referred to the United Nations Security Council due to judgments of noncompliance with their IAEA safeguards agreements.
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    Nationality: American Birth Date: 24th September, 1896 Died At Age: 44 Sun Sign: Libra Born in: Saint Paul father: Edward Fitzgerald mother: Mollie McQuillan Fitzgerald siblings: Louise Scott Fitzgerald Spouse/Partner: Zelda Fitzgerald children: Frances Scott Fitzgerald religion: Catholicism Died on: December 21st, 1940 place of death: Hollywood Diseases & Disabilities: Depression City, States, Provinces & Districts: Minnesota education: 1917 - Princeton University, 1908 - Nardin Academy, 1911 - St. Paul Academy and Summit School The American author Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was without a doubt among the greatest authors of the 20th century and is still regarded as among the finest authors to have been produced by the USA. Fitzgerald was a product of the period that was better known as the Jazz Age in the 1920s and excelled in writing short stories and novels. Writers from all over the world and his contemporaries, all considered him to be a writer of exquisite quality and it is not a wonder that he is still revered by devotees of literature and casual readers alike. “Fitzgerald was a better just plain writer than all of us put together. Just words writing”, wrote John O’ Hara to another famous American writer John Steinbeck and similar sentiments have been expressed by plenty of authors, critics, readers and scholars alike over the past decades. Although F. Scott Fitzgerald is primarily known as a great novelist, it should not be forgotten that he started off his writing career as a short story writer and wrote plenty of critically acclaimed stories. In addition to that, he has also written poems and that is something that makes him a versatile literary genius. Keep reading to know more about the life and works of this accomplished writer. Fitzgerald got married to Zelde Sayre, whose father was an Alabama Supreme Court Judge on October 26, 1921. The couple had only one child, a daughter named Frances Scott Fitzgerald, who became a journalist and writer in her own right. The popular novelist was an alcoholic and his wife’s mental breakdown pushed him further towards chronic alcoholism. He left her in 1937 when he moved to Hollywood and there he started a romantic relationship with journalist Sheila Graham. On December 21, 1940, at the age of only 44, F. Scott Fitzgerald died of a heart attack in his home in Hollywood. He was cremated at the ‘St Mary’s Cemetery’ at Rockville, Maryland.
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    Baba, Babushka, depending on how exact the name tag on the bathroom door is. Citation
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  10. Weather 9-24-17

    Rained all day and night yesterday. My Shop parking lot has 3 inches of standing water. My female pit bull. Is playing and laying down in it . I guess she appreciates the cool down from 100F temps like I do.
  11. POTW Quiet Places

    I could lay down in post 2 pic 2 and take a nap.
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    Post 2 no 4
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    Smart move. If you bladder can hold out.
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    Post 1 # 2
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    So True..
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    Time to vote. I like Post #4, Photo #2.
  21. Weather 9-23-17

    A couple of days ago we set a record with 92º. Today we had to drag out the sweaters and it actually is raining--light, but just what we need...
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    That is my luck!
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  24. 9/23/17

    Galle was an excellent astronomer.
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    Okay, I’ll make it in Germany, what about Russia? Actually, when I was in Russia, I just followed any group of women—we tend to travel to the ladies room in a pack.
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